Period
to 5 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 303 391
Rank change year-on-year +61 +88 +224
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,456 1,490 1,302
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.35% 1.08% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 2.72% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,252 845
Median annual salary £71,544 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.21% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,775 £40,200
90th Percentile £106,125 £101,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 41,690 54,782 63,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.79% 39.60% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32,171 41,653 50,312
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,544
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +79 769 £85,000 +9.68% 79
Midlands +49 218 £70,000 +16.67% 37
South East +6 178 £65,000 - 20
North of England +35 140 £55,000 -8.33% 38
West Midlands +52 114 £62,500 -3.85% 17
East Midlands +28 105 £75,000 +25.00% 20
South West +52 66 £60,000 -4.00% 10
East of England +51 66 £57,500 +4.55% 11
North West +35 59 £65,000 +8.33% 9
Yorkshire +13 55 £58,000 +5.45% 24
North East +20 26 £44,250 -38.16% 5
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 1,035 (71.09%) AWS
2 939 (64.49%) Azure
3 618 (42.45%) DevOps
4 573 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
5 442 (30.36%) GCP
6 413 (28.37%) Linux
7 381 (26.17%) Docker
8 380 (26.10%) Python
9 342 (23.49%) Microsoft
10 339 (23.28%) Finance
11 337 (23.15%) Kubernetes
12 310 (21.29%) Java
13 307 (21.09%) Ansible
14 292 (20.05%) Windows
15 262 (17.99%) Migration
16 249 (17.10%) Google
17 246 (16.90%) Terraform
18 241 (16.55%) SQL
19 231 (15.87%) Data Centre
20 218 (14.97%) Microservices
21 216 (14.84%) VMware
22 214 (14.70%) Puppet
23 199 (13.67%) PaaS
24 195 (13.39%) Open Source
25 186 (12.77%) Jenkins
25 186 (12.77%) Degree
26 175 (12.02%) PowerShell
27 172 (11.81%) Analytics
27 172 (11.81%) Presales
28 171 (11.74%) IaaS

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (4.19%) Apache Spark
2 59 (4.05%) Confluence
3 43 (2.95%) Apache
4 33 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 30 (2.06%) IIS
6 28 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.37%) JBoss
8 16 (1.10%) Skype for Business
9 13 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Fuse
11 10 (0.69%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.34%) Hyperledger
15 4 (0.27%) Jetty
15 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.27%) WildFly
16 3 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.55%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 2 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.069%) assyst
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.069%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.069%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.069%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,035 (71.09%) AWS
2 939 (64.49%) Azure
3 442 (30.36%) GCP
4 199 (13.67%) PaaS
5 171 (11.74%) IaaS
6 170 (11.68%) SaaS
7 144 (9.89%) Office 365
8 137 (9.41%) OpenShift
9 118 (8.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 80 (5.49%) Serverless
11 58 (3.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 56 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
13 55 (3.78%) Amazon EKS
14 51 (3.50%) GitHub
15 47 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 44 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
17 41 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
18 38 (2.61%) Amazon S3
19 37 (2.54%) Slack
20 29 (1.99%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 159 (10.92%) Firewall
2 69 (4.74%) SAN
3 67 (4.60%) VPN
4 61 (4.19%) WAN
5 53 (3.64%) DNS
6 48 (3.30%) Internet
7 40 (2.75%) MPLS
8 38 (2.61%) TCP/IP
9 36 (2.47%) LAN
10 34 (2.34%) Network Security
11 28 (1.92%) NetScaler
12 25 (1.72%) Wireless
13 24 (1.65%) BGP
14 23 (1.58%) HTTP
15 22 (1.51%) DHCP
15 22 (1.51%) iSCSI
15 22 (1.51%) VoIP
16 19 (1.30%) IPsec
17 18 (1.24%) Skype
17 18 (1.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (7.90%) NoSQL
2 86 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 84 (5.77%) Big Data
4 48 (3.30%) MySQL
5 44 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
6 40 (2.75%) Relational Database
7 39 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 32 (2.20%) Redis
9 28 (1.92%) HBase
10 27 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 25 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
13 22 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 22 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (1.30%) Flink
17 17 (1.17%) Power BI
18 16 (1.10%) Blockchain
18 16 (1.10%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 186 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 139 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 105 (7.21%) JIRA
4 87 (5.98%) Artifactory
5 58 (3.98%) Bitbucket
6 50 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 45 (3.09%) GitLab
8 24 (1.65%) GoCD
8 24 (1.65%) Maven
8 24 (1.65%) Selenium
9 21 (1.44%) git-flow
10 20 (1.37%) Babel
10 20 (1.37%) webpack
11 17 (1.17%) RSpec
11 17 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.03%) Ant
13 14 (0.96%) JMeter
13 14 (0.96%) Vagrant
14 12 (0.82%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.82%) Mockito
General
1 339 (23.28%) Finance
2 90 (6.18%) Public Sector
3 88 (6.04%) Retail
4 79 (5.43%) Banking
5 51 (3.50%) Front Office
6 34 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.51%) Law
7 22 (1.51%) Marketing
8 17 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.10%) Games
10 14 (0.96%) Digital Economy
11 13 (0.89%) Automotive
12 12 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.82%) Publishing
13 7 (0.48%) Advertising
13 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.48%) Legal
14 6 (0.41%) Billing
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 406 (27.88%) Architect
2 194 (13.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 172 (11.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 153 (10.51%) Cloud Architect
5 144 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
6 134 (9.20%) Developer
7 115 (7.90%) Consultant
8 84 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
9 80 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 62 (4.26%) Cloud Consultant
10 62 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 60 (4.12%) Lead Architect
12 57 (3.91%) Technical Architect
13 54 (3.71%) Platform Engineer
14 52 (3.57%) AWS Architect
15 49 (3.37%) Java Developer
16 48 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
17 47 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
18 45 (3.09%) Software Engineer
19 44 (3.02%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (10.85%) Node.js
2 142 (9.75%) Web Services
3 136 (9.34%) .NET
4 109 (7.49%) React
5 105 (7.21%) AngularJS
6 86 (5.91%) Elastic Stack
7 58 (3.98%) REST
8 50 (3.43%) Spring
9 46 (3.16%) Kafka
10 44 (3.02%) CSS
11 36 (2.47%) JSON
11 36 (2.47%) RESTful
12 31 (2.13%) GraphQL
12 31 (2.13%) HTML
13 30 (2.06%) SOAP
14 27 (1.85%) Middleware
15 24 (1.65%) Sass
16 23 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (1.51%) Vue.js
18 21 (1.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 231 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 157 (10.78%) Cloud Native
3 139 (9.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 129 (8.86%) Private Cloud
5 94 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
6 80 (5.49%) Blog
7 56 (3.85%) Derivative
8 54 (3.71%) Equities
9 52 (3.57%) Fixed Income
10 51 (3.50%) Equity Derivative
10 51 (3.50%) Hedge funds
11 49 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (3.30%) PKI
13 34 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (2.13%) Replication
14 31 (2.13%) Virtual Team
15 30 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (1.65%) Enterprise Cloud
17 22 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 22 (1.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 413 (28.37%) Linux
2 292 (20.05%) Windows
3 76 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 75 (5.15%) Unix
5 70 (4.81%) CentOS
6 57 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 32 (2.20%) Windows 10
9 22 (1.51%) Debian
10 16 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.34%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.34%) Solaris
15 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (42.45%) DevOps
2 573 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (17.99%) Migration
4 218 (14.97%) Microservices
5 195 (13.39%) Open Source
6 172 (11.81%) Analytics
6 172 (11.81%) Presales
7 170 (11.68%) Scrum
8 151 (10.37%) Software Engineering
9 144 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
9 144 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 143 (9.82%) ITIL
11 142 (9.75%) Mentoring
11 142 (9.75%) Technical Leadership
12 140 (9.62%) Infrastructure as Code
13 113 (7.76%) Test Automation
14 109 (7.49%) Project Delivery
15 106 (7.28%) Configuration Management
16 98 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
17 93 (6.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 380 (26.10%) Python
2 310 (21.29%) Java
3 241 (16.55%) SQL
4 175 (12.02%) PowerShell
5 136 (9.34%) JavaScript
6 132 (9.07%) Ruby
7 129 (8.86%) Bash Shell
8 107 (7.35%) C++
9 80 (5.49%) C#
10 75 (5.15%) Go
11 52 (3.57%) R
12 44 (3.02%) C
13 32 (2.20%) Perl
14 26 (1.79%) TypeScript
15 19 (1.30%) Scala
16 16 (1.10%) PHP
17 11 (0.76%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.62%) Java 8
19 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (12.77%) Degree
2 79 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 74 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (4.40%) AWS Certification
5 44 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 40 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (2.27%) CISSP
9 28 (1.92%) MCSE
10 26 (1.79%) CCNA
11 24 (1.65%) SANS
12 20 (1.37%) MCSA
13 18 (1.24%) CCIE
13 18 (1.24%) CISM
13 18 (1.24%) CRISC
14 17 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
15 14 (0.96%) CCNP
15 14 (0.96%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.82%) RHCE
17 11 (0.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (1.79%) QA
3 23 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.51%) GDPR
5 21 (1.44%) NCSC
6 20 (1.37%) SLA
7 12 (0.82%) NIST
8 8 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
9 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.34%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.21%) PMO
14 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 381 (26.17%) Docker
2 136 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (7.21%) Active Directory
4 83 (5.70%) Hyper-V
5 47 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (1.92%) vCloud
7 23 (1.58%) vSphere
8 21 (1.44%) VMware NSX
9 20 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 20 (1.37%) XenApp
10 19 (1.30%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.89%) HDFS
12 11 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.55%) Xen
14 7 (0.48%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.34%) GlusterFS
15 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.27%) etcd
16 4 (0.27%) Lustre
16 4 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 337 (23.15%) Kubernetes
2 307 (21.09%) Ansible
3 246 (16.90%) Terraform
4 214 (14.70%) Puppet
5 135 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (4.88%) Packer
7 58 (3.98%) SCCM
8 53 (3.64%) Grafana
9 52 (3.57%) Prometheus
10 49 (3.37%) Consul
11 35 (2.40%) Docker Swarm
12 30 (2.06%) WSUS
13 28 (1.92%) Graphite
14 27 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
15 25 (1.72%) Salt
16 24 (1.65%) ZABBIX
17 22 (1.51%) Nagios
17 22 (1.51%) SCOM
18 19 (1.30%) vCenter Server
19 17 (1.17%) Icinga
Vendors
1 342 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 249 (17.10%) Google
3 216 (14.84%) VMware
4 111 (7.62%) Cisco
5 95 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 92 (6.32%) Oracle
7 59 (4.05%) HP
8 45 (3.09%) Citrix
9 33 (2.27%) Juniper
10 31 (2.13%) F5
11 30 (2.06%) WorldPay
12 25 (1.72%) Dell
12 25 (1.72%) FIS
12 25 (1.72%) IBM
13 24 (1.65%) Meraki
13 24 (1.65%) NetApp
14 23 (1.58%) SaltStack
15 20 (1.37%) ServiceNow
16 17 (1.17%) Sun
17 16 (1.10%) Splunk